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Tuesday August 25,1981This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1981-08-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox7California Angels8BoxDon AaseTom Burgmeier(none)
Kansas City Royals3Detroit Tigers4BoxKevin SaucierDan Quisenberry(none)
Chicago White Sox5Milwaukee Brewers1BoxDennis LampJim Slaton(none)
Minnesota Twins3New York Yankees0BoxDarrell JacksonRudy MayJerry Koosman
Cleveland Indians2Oakland Athletics0BoxLen BarkerSteve McCatty(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Seattle Mariners5BoxTim StoddardDick DragoJeff Schneider
Texas Rangers6Toronto Blue Jays1BoxFergie JenkinsDave Stieb(none)
San Diego Padres3Chicago Cubs4BoxKen KravecTim LollarGuillermo Hernandez
Cincinnati Reds1Montreal Expos9BoxScott SandersonMike LaCoss(none)
Houston Astros1New York Mets2BoxMike MarshallJoe Sambito(none)
Atlanta Braves12Philadelphia Phillies2BoxPhil NiekroMark Davis(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxAlejandro PenaKent TekulveTom Niedenfuer
San Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxTom GriffinJohn MartinAl Holland

Standings as of 1981-08-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers724230.583--2852612416-1426-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium371819.486
247Baltimore Orioles694029.5800.52912761519-1921-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium361917.528
3610New York Yankees714031.5631.52702373316-1824-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I361917.528
4711Milwaukee Brewers734132.5621.53242982623-1818-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium362115.583
5813Boston Red Sox713734.5214.5327322523-2014-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park372215.595
61018Cleveland Indians673235.4787.5253274-2120-1512-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium362016.556
71426Toronto Blue Jays732350.31519.5235343-10813-2210-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium331419.424
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics744529.608--3142496516-1429-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351916.543
225Chicago White Sox684028.5882.03252507522-2018-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park381424.368
358Texas Rangers694029.5802.53132555816-1724-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium361719.472
4914California Angels743836.5147.03423093318-1520-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium361323.361
51120Kansas City Royals662739.40914.0241289-4818-219-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium372314.622
61222Seattle Mariners742846.37817.0297360-6313-1615-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome351619.457
71325Minnesota Twins732449.32920.5232326-9411-2412-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium361719.472
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134St. Louis Cardinals643826.594--2902464414-1124-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II382117.553
249Philadelphia Phillies694029.5800.5303298514-1826-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium381919.500
3512Montreal Expos683731.5443.02762562014-2223-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium402317.575
4817Pittsburgh Pirates653233.4926.52672442316-1415-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium371423.378
51021New York Mets672641.38813.5228286-5813-2313-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium361521.417
61224Chicago Cubs692445.34816.5239320-812-2121-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field341420.412
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers724527.625--3062297724-1621-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium381820.474
223Cincinnati Reds704228.6002.03052881719-1323-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium382414.632
3615Atlanta Braves713635.5078.5277288-1120-1715-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium351421.400
4716Houston Astros713536.4939.52462351119-2116-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome392613.667
5919San Francisco Giants743539.47311.0278272621-2314-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park372116.568
61123San Diego Padres722646.36119.0245298-5314-2712-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium381523.395


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dennis LewallynP28.014Purchased by Indians from Rangers.